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    BizAv Planning Calendar

    Your missions are often impacted by high-traffic events and world holidays. These can create congestion at your destination, raise costs for hotels and other services, and increase lead times. We’ve consolidated many of these dates and locations into this one calendar to help you in your pre-planning.

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    FAA Dispatcher Certification

    Interested in enhancing your skills, safety awareness, and efficiency within your flight operation? We offer an FAA-approved FAR Part 65 aircraft dispatcher certification course. With an over 90% certification rate among our graduates, we can help you reach your professional development goals.

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    2016 Brazil Summer Games

    Your guide to timely, accurate updates on the 2016 Brazil Summer Games—with information on flight planning, landing permits, airports, slots, parking, visas and more.

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      Traveling to Leuchars Airport: Changes for GA OpsIf you’re flying to St Andrews for golf, Leuchars (EGQL) is the closest and preferred general aviation (GA) airport. St Andrews is one of the oldest golf courses in the world, and a popular destination for many business aviation operators. Here are tips on operating to the spiritual... […]

      Permissions for Non-U.S. Charter Flights to the U.S. – Part 2: Additional ConsiderationsThere are only rare cases where the Department of Transportation (DOT) actually notifies operators on required permissions and procedures for operating non-U.S. aircraft on charters (non-scheduled commercial) to the U.S. However, in the end it’s always up to the operator to be... […]

      CPDLC Requirements Changing in Late 2017Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) are currently required in Datalink Mandated (DLM) airspace within the North Atlantic Tracks (NATs). As of Dec 7, 2017, airspace impacted by CPDLC requirements will expand and this will affect general aviation (GA) transatlantic operations. The following is an overview of what you need to know: 1. CPDLC requirements […]

      Traveling to the 2017 Formula One Grand Prix in JapanThis year’s Formula One Japanese Grand Prix takes place October 6-8 at the Suzuka International Race Course. October 6 is for practice, October 7 is when qualifying runs take place and October 8 is race day. Built by the Honda Motor Company as a test facility in 1962 the... […]